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April 13-16, 2015 · Colorado Springs, Colorado USA

Brig. Gen. Burkhard Pototzky

Brig. Gen. Burkhard Pototzky
Division Chief Air and Space Operations
German Air Force, Air Operations Command

Brigadier General Burkhard Pototzky is the Branch Head Operations of the Air Operations Command, Uedem, Germany.  Previously, he was Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff of the German Air Force Air Operations Command, Kalkar, Germany, and also commanded the Airbase Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, for ISAF operations.  Over the course of his first 30 years in the Air Force, Pototzky had completed countless flight assignments and numerous command tours.  In 2002, he was posted to German Air Force Command, Cologne, where he was in charge of Air Force flying operations.  He then returned to the MOD as Chief of the Air Staff Concepts and Long-term Developments Branch and Chief of the Operations Concepts & Exercises Branch within the Joint Staff.  Pototzky later assumed the position of Chief of Balkan Operations, Joint Commitments Staff, MOD Germany, and took on command of the NATO AWACS Component.  He enrolled in the German Air Force in 1975, graduating from its Officer Course in 1976.  Pototzky received his Wings in 1978 at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, and completed fighter training at George Air Force Base, California, in 1979. 



Participating Events

Thursday, April 16, 2015
10:30 a.m.:
Panel: International Military Space - Global Leaders on Collective Security
Symposium Program
Location: International Center: Main Stage

Brig. Gen. Clinton E. Crosier, USAF

Deputy Director, Global Operations (DJ3), Global Operations Directorate
United States Strategic Command

Rear Adm. Brian B. Brown, USN

Deputy Commander JFCC SPACE

BGen Michel Lalumière, CD

Director General Space
Canadian Armed Forces

Brigadeiro do Ar Carlos Minelli De Sá

Comissão de Coordenação e Implantação de Sistemas Espaciais (CCISE)

Air Commodore John Philliban

Head C4ISR Joint User, Joint Forces Command
United Kingdom Ministry of Defence

Brig. Gen. Burkhard Pototzky

Division Chief Air and Space Operations
German Air Force, Air Operations Command

Brig. Gen. Jean-Daniel Testé

Commander, Joint Space Command
French Ministry of Defense


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